The Emergence of Animal Management in the Southern Levant
| Contributor(s):: Natalie D. Munro, Guy Bar-Oz, Jacqueline S. Meier, Lidar Sapir-Hen, Mary C. Stiner, Reuven Yeshurun
Our compilation of zooarchaeological data from a series of important archaeological sites spanning the Epipaleolithic through Pre-Pottery Neolithic B periods in the Mediterranean Hills of the southern Levant contributes to major debates about the beginnings of ungulate management in Southwest...
10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS
| Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.
Provisioning the ritual neolithic site of Kfar HaHoresh, Israel at the dawn of animal management
| Contributor(s):: Meier, J. S., Goring-Morris, A. N., Munro, N. D.
It is widely agreed that a pivotal shift from wild animal hunting to herd animal management, at least of goats, began in the southern Levant by the Middle Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period (10,000-9,500 cal. BP) when evidence of ritual activities flourished in the region. As our knowledge of this...
May 11 2017
Workshop on Animal Agriculture from the Middle East to Asia
A welfare assessment scoring system for working equids - a method for identifying at risk populations and for monitoring progress of welfare enhancement strategies (trialed in Egypt)
| Contributor(s):: Ali, A. B. A., El-Sayed, M. A., Matoock, M. Y., Fouad, M. A., Heleski, C. R.
There are an estimated 112 million horses, donkeys and mules (i.e., working equids) in developing regions of the world. Though their roles are often fundamental to the well-being of the families they work for, their welfare is often severely compromised due to the limited resources and/or limited...
Wildlife strikes with U.S. military rotary-wing aircraft deployed in foreign countries
| Contributor(s):: Washburn, Brian E., Cisar, Paul J., DeVault, Travis L.
Olfactory discrimination and generalization of ammonium nitrate and structurally related odorants in Labrador retrievers
| Contributor(s):: Lazarowski, L., Foster, M. L., Gruen, M. E., Sherman, B. L., Fish, R. E., Milgram, N. W., Dorman, D. C.
A critical aspect of canine explosive detection involves the animal's ability respond to novel, untrained odors based on prior experience with training odors. In the current study, adult Labrador retrievers ( N=15) were initially trained to discriminate between a rewarded odor (vanillin) and an...
Animal exploitation during the Old Kingdom in Egypt: contribution from Ayn Asil (Dakhla Oasis)Exploitation animale a l'Ancien Empire en Egypte: les apports d'Ayn Asil (oasis de Dakhla)
| Contributor(s):: Lesur, J.
At the end of the Old Kingdom in Egypt, food production relies on a dense agriculture in the Delta and the Nile valley as well as on livestock herding and fishing. The situation is however different in the Western Desert which undergoes a strong aridification. Archaeozoological remains coming...
Ancient camelids in the Old World - between Arabia and Europe
| Contributor(s):: Mashkour, M., Beech, M.
This special issue contains topics on the history, use and value of camels in different areas of the world, including Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Romania, Hungary and Serbia.
The camel remains from site HD-6 (Ra's al-Hadd, Sultanate of Oman): an opportunity for a critical review of dromedary findings in eastern Arabia
| Contributor(s):: Curci, A., Carletti, M., Tosi, M.
Bone remains of camel ( Camelus dromedarius) have been found in several sites of south-eastern Arabia, dating from the Late Holocene period to the Bronze Age, and generally attributed to wild animals. The new camel finds from the Early Bronze Age site of Ra's al-Hadd (HD-6) - dated with...
A study in history of domestication of horses on the light of the cuneiform inscriptions and archaeological materials
| Contributor(s):: Rāwī, Fārūq Nāṣir
Les chevaux arabes et quelques autres
| Contributor(s):: Probst-Biraben, J. H.
Why domesticate food animals? : some zoo-archaeological evidence from the Levant
| Contributor(s):: Davis, Simon J. M.
Another look at the origins of horse riding
| Contributor(s):: Barclay, Harold B.
Commensal animals and human sedentism in the Middle East
| Contributor(s):: Tchernov, Eitan
Early animal domestication in the Middle East and Europe
| Contributor(s):: Crabtree, Pam J.
Indios, blancos y perros
| Contributor(s):: Villar, Diego
Lithic use-wear evidence for hunting by Neandertals and early modern humans from the Levantine Mousterian
| Contributor(s):: Shea, John J., Peterkin, Gail Larsen, Bricker, Harvey M., Mellars, Paul
Microscopic bone structure in wild and domestic animals: a reappraisal
| Contributor(s):: Gilbert, Allan S., Crabtree, P. J., Campana, D. V., Ryan, Kathleen
Prehistoric wild sheep and sheep domestication on the eastern margin of the Middle East
| Contributor(s):: Meadow, Richard H., Crabtree, P. J., Campana, D. V., Ryan, Kathleen